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Payne Lake Provincial Recreation Area | Alberta, Canada

Campground or RV Park
Payne Lake Provincial Recreation Area has a modest campground next to the lake. – Alberta Parks

Popular fishing, power boating, paddling and swimming. Well-situated as a staging area for visiting southwestern Alberta. Nice campground in the aspen, near Payne Lake. Close to Waterton Lakes National Park and Police Outpost Provincial Park.

Driving Directions from Nearest Town or Landmark

25 km west of Cardston on Hwy. 5 or 18 km east of Waterton Lakes National Park

Facilities Available

Basic camping, 46 sites, day use picnic tables, pit toilets, boat launch, firewood available for sale, pier.

Notes: Water is available from a hand pump at this site. Although Alberta Parks strives to maintain water quality, we recommend that you bring your own drinking water

Maximum Length of Stay Allowed

14 days

Number of Camp Sites



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Campground Style